The challenge that South Africa and the African continent faces today is the daunting task of facilitating and achieving a level of economic development that is both sustainable as it is beneficial in reducing poverty levels and improving the health and wealth of most of it’s people.
Rand Water Services is seen as a mechanism created to kick – start infrastructure development for water supply and sanitation development in South Africa and beyond its borders.
Rand Water is an industry leader and partner of choice in sustainable bulk water services.
We will deliver appropriate water services solutions to our customers competitively and jointly prosper.
SmartBall was developed by Pure Technologies to tackle a need that had not previously been addressed by existing leak detection technologies, i.e. to provide an accurate, efficient and sensitive means of detecting and locating leaks in large-diameter pipelines [300 mm), or in non-ferrous pipelines. This is a noninterruptive technology, which means that pipelines do not have to be shut down when detecting leaks in a pipeline.
ANNOUNCING NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH PURE TECHNOLOGIES
Rand Water Services and Pure Technologies, a Canadian Technology Company, concluded a deal in which Rand Water Services will exclusively license the leak detection technology and the Distributed Fibre-Optics Monitoring Technology for Water and Waste Water pipeline in South Africa and some selected Southern African countries. The deal was signed on the 27th November 2008.
This deal gives Rand Water Services the ability to change the landscape of the water sector in terms of leak detection and the ongoing and continuous monitoring of pipelines.
A R40 million Sasol water scheme which involved design, project and construction of a 600mm, 40km water pipeline for Sasol synfuels in Secunda.
Rand Water Services has utilised its international alliance with Cornet and Kinsbergen as an entry into the pipeline industry. By offering technologies such as eddy scanning, thermal remote sensing, carbon fibre repairs and other acoustic based technologies we have revolutionised the pipeline integrity market.